electrotherapeutic, electrotherapeutical, adj.
/i lek'troh ther'euh pyooh"tiks/, n. (used with a sing. v.)
therapeutics based on the curative effects of electricity.

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electrotherapeuˈtics singular noun
(also electrotherˈapy) the branch of medicine in which electrotherapy is used
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